the branch of medical science concerned with childbirth and caring for and treating women in or in connection with childbirth. Abbreviation: OB, ob
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How to use obstetrics in a sentence
The woman had no car, so she couldn’t get back to the obstetrics department.Pregnant in the pandemic? It helps to have good Wi-Fi. | Cat Ferguson | December 14, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
A new study released today in obstetrics & Gynecology could close this contentious question for good.Abortion Complications Are Rare, No Matter What the Right Says | Samantha Allen | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He graduated medical school in 1991 and completed a single-year internship in obstetrics and gynecology, finishing in 1992.Scott DesJarlais Crossed the Line by Having Sex With Patients | Kent Sepkowitz | November 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
American Journal of obstetrics and Gynecology, 198 (2): 210.Can Food Make You Infertile? Foods to Eat and Avoid | Anneli Rufus | December 9, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
American Journal of obstetrics and Gynecology, 198 (3), 298e 1-8.
That meant a loss of prenatal care, emergency obstetrics and cancer screening.
From the earliest times physicians and writers occupied themselves largely with obstetrics, as was most natural.
The treatise on superfcetation concerned itself mainly with obstetrics.
As little progress had been made in obstetrics as in other branches of applied medicine or surgery.
For this reason a celebrated teacher of obstetrics insists upon classing them among nervous diseases.The Physical Life of Woman: | Dr. George H Napheys
Sarcognomy is the true basis of medical practice, while anatomy is the basis only of operative surgery and obstetrics.Buchanan's Journal of Man, February 1887 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for obstetrics
(functioning as singular) the branch of medicine concerned with childbirth and the treatment of women before and after childbirth
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Scientific definitions for obstetrics
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
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Cultural definitions for obstetrics
A branch of medicine that deals with the care of women during pregnancy, labor, and the period of recovery following childbirth.
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